More than a decade later, I read Harry Blamires’ The. Christian Mind. The first sentence of Chapter 1 reads: “There is no longer a Christian mind.” It was a very . The obituary of Harry Blamires recently printed in the Times newspaper came as a shock. Not having heard of this writer for years, one. The Christian Mind has ratings and 37 reviews. Rachel said: Mr. Blamires comes from an anglican perspective, and while there were some things in this.

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Trivia About The Post-Christia Very insightful and in some areas, prophetic.

The Christian Mind: How Should a Christian Think? by Harry Blamires

Sep 05, Robert Miner rated it really liked it. Blamires weaves these two toget Amazingly articulate book on the state of Christian thinking: David Steele rated it liked it Oct 08, No trivia or quizzes yet.

Feb 20, Russ rated it liked it Shelves: Glad rated it liked it Aug 20, You might just start This situation, the present [schizophrenic] situation of thousands of thinking Christians is the end product of a process that began the day Christians first decided to stop thinking Christianly in the interests of national harmony; the day when Christians first felt that the only way out of endless public discussion was to limit the operation of acute Christian awareness to the spheres of personal morality and spirituality.


Jun 16, Stanley Jebb rated it really liked it. And just as it is bad form to boast midn your private possessions or loudly recapitulate your personal achievements, so too it is bad form announce what your convictions are.

christiam Somewhat “dated” in its contrast between “natural” and “supernatural”, typical of his materialistic period and writing. We witness it in daily life but have ceased to worry about it, if we ever did; and yet the Christian mind is what makes the Church so radically different from the world, and once it is lost, we as salt will have lost our saltiness.

Books by Harry Blamires (Author of The Christian Mind)

Thanks for telling us about the problem. I was pleasantly surprised when I started this book as an audiobook freely downloaded via the library that i 4. When we enter these fields we minc compelled to accept, for purposes of discussion, the secular frame of reference. Though some material is dated, the thoughts behind the material is still quite relevant. There is no charity without clarity and firmness.

The Christian Mind Quotes

He is the Christ-the hope of ‘hard boiled’ secularity. For the church’s function is properly to reconstitute the concept and the reality of the fill man, chdistian, and forces blended and united in the service of God. Though it was written more than forty years ago, it is still very relevant to our times.


One of the most important books you’ll ever read. The Church of England’s relationship with the British government is far different from that between the various churches and their relationship with North American governments. Meeting the Challenge of Secularism This book, written in the early s, discusses how to think Christianly about secular subjects.

It is both troubling and challenging to realize the extent to which we have tue the ability to think. Surya rated it really liked it Aug 25, We are told that we have it but it seems that we must develop in the use of it. It became pretty repetitive.

There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. A must-read for all Christians. Particularly useful was Blamires’ definition of “truth” Ch. For instance, Blamires devotes a chapter on the Christian concept of truth, which is a fairly standard piece on objective vs.

Particularly the life of the mind. Lists with This Book.